Volume 12, Issue 2
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This essay demarcates between and among schools of dialogue, differentiating relational points of meaning origins. Contrasting dialogic roots constitute distinctions in social meaning and signification. Schools of dialogue embrace the relational interplay of address and response, with exchanges consisting of multiple simultaneous conversations. Their co-presence announces dialogic hypertextuality, which acknowledges and affirms multiple simultaneous conversations and meanings within a given encounter. No single interpreter or meaning captures dialogic existence; meanings push the boundaries of any exchange, before, during, and after. Dialogic exchanges embody multiple discourses that call forth distinctive dimensions of meaning. As one speaks, multiple conversations, inclusive of previous and anticipatory dialogues, shape us. Conversation between and among persons dwells within an existential reality of dialogic hypertextuality.


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